The SAT is a three hour, primarily multiple choice, paper and pencil standardized test used for admission into undergraduate programs at Georgia State University. The SAT consists of the following:

Critical Reading
Two 25 minute sections and one 20 minute section

Two 25 minute sections and one 20 minute section
Calculator use permitted (refer to the SAT website or registration bulletin for restrictions)
Some questions do not include answer choices

One 25 minute section for a student-written essay and
two multiple choice sections (25 minutes and 10 minutes)

Additional Information
One 25 minute equating section of verbal, math or writing questions that does not count toward score

The SAT is offered seven times a year. For information on the test schedule and registering for a future test date, consult the College Board SAT information website. Information is available for registering by the following methods:

  • Online at the College Board Website (credit card is required).
  • Using the registration folder. These are available in the Georgia State University Counseling & Testing Center, as well as at most local high schools.
  • By calling 800-728-7267. An additional $10.00 fee will be applied (credit card required). Available only to candidates who are re-registering.
  • Standby (see registration bulletin or College Board SAT information website for details).

Test candidates are strongly encouraged to review the College Board SAT information website and registration bulletin for policies regarding scheduling and rescheduling, required identification on test day and calculator usage.